Vegetarian Stringhopper Kothu

$8.49

Vegetarian String Hopper Kothu is a delightful and satisfying dish that brings together the unique texture of string hoppers with a flavorful mix of vegetables and aromatic spices. String hoppers, also known as idiyappam or sevai, are thin rice noodles that add a light and delicate touch to this vegetarian variation. Here’s a recipe for Vegetarian String Hopper Kothu:

Ingredients:

For String Hoppers:

  • String hoppers (idiyappam), prepared according to package instructions

For Vegetable Mix:

  • Mixed vegetables (carrots, peas, bell peppers, beans), finely chopped
  • Onion, finely chopped
  • Tomatoes, diced
  • Green chilies, finely chopped (adjust to taste)
  • Ginger, minced
  • Garlic, minced
  • Curry leaves
  • Turmeric powder
  • Chili powder (adjust to taste)
  • Coriander powder
  • Cumin powder
  • Salt, to taste
  • Vegetable oil

For Assembling and Garnish:

  • Eggs, beaten (optional)
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Lime wedges

Instructions:

  1. Prepare String Hoppers:
    • Cook string hoppers according to the package instructions. Set aside.
  2. Prepare Vegetable Mix:
    • In a pan, heat vegetable oil. Add chopped onions, green chilies, ginger, and garlic. Sauté until onions are translucent.
    • Add mixed vegetables and cook until they are tender yet still vibrant.
  3. Add Spices and Tomatoes:
    • Stir in turmeric powder, chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, and salt.
    • Add diced tomatoes and curry leaves. Cook until the tomatoes are softened.
  4. Add String Hoppers:
    • Break the prepared string hoppers into small pieces and add them to the vegetable mixture. Toss everything together to combine.
  5. Optional: Scramble Eggs:
    • If desired, push the vegetable and string hopper mixture to one side of the pan. Pour beaten eggs into the empty space. Scramble the eggs until cooked.
  6. Combine and Garnish:
    • Mix the scrambled eggs (if using) with the vegetable and string hopper mixture. Ensure everything is well combined.
    • Garnish with fresh cilantro and squeeze lime wedges over the kothu for a burst of freshness.
  7. Serve:
    • Serve Vegetarian String Hopper Kothu hot, either on its own or with a side of lime wedges and additional cilantro.

This Vegetarian String Hopper Kothu is a flavorful and nutritious dish that showcases the vibrant colors and flavors of mixed vegetables. It’s a delightful option for those seeking a vegetarian or vegan variation of the traditional kothu. Enjoy this unique and satisfying South Indian creation!

 

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Vegetarian String Hopper Kothu is a delightful and satisfying dish that brings together the unique texture of string hoppers with a flavorful mix of vegetables and aromatic spices. String hoppers, also known as idiyappam or sevai, are thin rice noodles that add a light and delicate touch to this vegetarian variation. Here’s a recipe for Vegetarian String Hopper Kothu:

Ingredients:

For String Hoppers:

  • String hoppers (idiyappam), prepared according to package instructions

For Vegetable Mix:

  • Mixed vegetables (carrots, peas, bell peppers, beans), finely chopped
  • Onion, finely chopped
  • Tomatoes, diced
  • Green chilies, finely chopped (adjust to taste)
  • Ginger, minced
  • Garlic, minced
  • Curry leaves
  • Turmeric powder
  • Chili powder (adjust to taste)
  • Coriander powder
  • Cumin powder
  • Salt, to taste
  • Vegetable oil

For Assembling and Garnish:

  • Eggs, beaten (optional)
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Lime wedges

Instructions:

  1. Prepare String Hoppers:
    • Cook string hoppers according to the package instructions. Set aside.
  2. Prepare Vegetable Mix:
    • In a pan, heat vegetable oil. Add chopped onions, green chilies, ginger, and garlic. Sauté until onions are translucent.
    • Add mixed vegetables and cook until they are tender yet still vibrant.
  3. Add Spices and Tomatoes:
    • Stir in turmeric powder, chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, and salt.
    • Add diced tomatoes and curry leaves. Cook until the tomatoes are softened.
  4. Add String Hoppers:
    • Break the prepared string hoppers into small pieces and add them to the vegetable mixture. Toss everything together to combine.
  5. Optional: Scramble Eggs:
    • If desired, push the vegetable and string hopper mixture to one side of the pan. Pour beaten eggs into the empty space. Scramble the eggs until cooked.
  6. Combine and Garnish:
    • Mix the scrambled eggs (if using) with the vegetable and string hopper mixture. Ensure everything is well combined.
    • Garnish with fresh cilantro and squeeze lime wedges over the kothu for a burst of freshness.
  7. Serve:
    • Serve Vegetarian String Hopper Kothu hot, either on its own or with a side of lime wedges and additional cilantro.

This Vegetarian String Hopper Kothu is a flavorful and nutritious dish that showcases the vibrant colors and flavors of mixed vegetables. It’s a delightful option for those seeking a vegetarian or vegan variation of the traditional kothu. Enjoy this unique and satisfying South Indian creation!

 

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